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Alabama Win Sets Up All-SEC Final

They shut down Clemson for 24-6 win

(Newser) - Alabama and Georgia won their College Football Playoff semifinals on Monday and will meet in the national championship next week in Atlanta, the home of the Southeastern Conference title game. "Couldn't have scripted it better in some ways," SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said. "It will be... More »

College Playoff Set After Toughest Decision Yet

Ohio State fans will not be happy

(Newser) - Alabama is in. The Crimson Tide got the nod over Ohio State and will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1 in the Sugar Bowl, per the AP . Oklahoma and Georgia will meet in the Rose Bowl on the same day. Tide or Buckeyes was the question... More »

At Notre Dame, Brian Kelly Begins 'Dream' Job

Coach moves from undefeated Cincinnati to uninspiring Irish

(Newser) - The University of Notre Dame introduced its 29th football coach, with Brian Kelly jumping from undefeated and Sugar Bowl-bound Cincinnati to a Fighting Irish team that never lived up to expectations under Charlie Weis. “It’s no longer a dream, it’s a reality,” said the 48-year-old Kelly,... More »

Utah Upsets 'Bama in Sugar Bowl

(Newser) - Utah is the best of the BCS busters, the AP reports. Brian Johnson threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns, and the No. 7 Utes upset fourth-ranked Alabama 31-17 in the Sugar Bowl on tonight to finish 13-0. With the victory, Utah became the first team from a non-BCS conference... More »

Bowl System May Violate Federal Law

Congress explores launching antitrust probe, backing playoff

(Newser) - A Congressional resolution could have the Justice Department looking into whether the college football bowl system is illegal, the AP reports. The authors of the resolution say  the system restricts trade because only the biggest schools seem to have a shot at being voted into the championship game. A look... More »

Warriors Get Sacked by Georgia

Bulldogs shut down offense led by Heisman finalist

(Newser) - There was little drama in this year's Sugar Bowl matchup, as SEC power Georgia showed no regard for Hawaii's 12-0 record in a thorough dismantling of the WAC champs, 41-10. The Bulldogs, feeling slighted at not being chosen for the national championship game, recorded eight sacks, forced six turnovers and... More »

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